Swallows on a power line

Interactive website immerses viewers in the world of barn swallows

Oct. 18, 2021

The honors project of Avani Fachon, a CU undergraduate in ecology and evolutionary biology, shines light on the interaction between humans and barn swallows.

Chicana Light project

ATLAS graduate project sheds light on Chicano civil rights movement

Oct. 13, 2021

Andrea Fautheree Márquez’s project, “Chicana Light,” which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado, is also “a love letter” to her parents, who were activists in the movement.

Rae Lewark performing underwater

Graduate dives deep for water conservation awareness

June 21, 2021

Students go to great lengths to create their honor’s theses. Combining her passions for environmental sustainability, self-expression and the element of water, Rae Lewark tells the story of water's lifecycle through free diving and dance.

Folsom Field during The Rolling Stones concert in 1981. (Photo by Michael Goldman (Pharm'78).)

A look back at 10 concerts at CU Boulder

March 2, 2021

CU has hosted many amazing artists over the years, representing everything from classical cello to electronic dance music. Here are 10 great concerts that were performed at CU Boulder.

Hannah Richardson in a field

First-year student turns coronavirus chaos into self-produced album

Oct. 13, 2020

While at home during the pandemic, undergraduate Hannah Richardson used her closet as a recording studio to produce an album.

Areyana Proctor

Media student captures life stories with video startup Mamabird Interviews

Sept. 8, 2020

Determined to make the most of her life and have an impact on the world, sophomore Areyana Proctor helped launch a video production company that produces legacy interviews to preserve families’ history and memories.

Allyson Burbeck

Street art portrays Denver’s Chicana/o culture

Aug. 19, 2020

Captivated by the colorful, historic murals painted by Chicano and Chicana artists in the La Alma-Lincoln Park area in Denver, CU alumna Allyson Burbeck focused her graduate thesis on examining the history and legacy of the neighborhood's muralism.

Berenice Carrera sings on screen for Béatrice et Bénédict

The show must go on(line)

June 22, 2020

Rehearsals for the CU Boulder Eklund Opera’s "Béatrice et Bénédict" had been underway since the fall and into March. When the performance was canceled, the cast decided that the show would go on, but not as a live production.

French Horn keys

Music faculty, students take notes from TikTok for stay-at-home performance

June 15, 2020

College of Music professor Michael Thornton and some of the CU Horn Studio took their classical musical chops to the modern world of social media. They pulled inspiration from the wildly popular platform TikTok.

Student takes a photo of a handwritten business sign

Students document life and loss during pandemic

June 3, 2020

The CU Boulder Libraries Department of Special Collections, Archives and Preservation has launched a project with student archivists to document how COVID-19 has affected the university community.